12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Turku
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
Ahmedabad

4
days
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Pack the 21st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, make a trip to Senate Square, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online itinerary planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Helsinki, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in July, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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Rock Church

2
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll through Kultaranta Garden, wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then enjoy some diversion at Moomin World, and finally kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
days
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, pause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tampere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Tatuka Palvelut, then don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, and finally get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Tatuka Palvelut
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Lappi Areena ©
Lappi Areena
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Rovaniemi City Library

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